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Issue : January 2003

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    Washable products for womenSubscription

    Clinical7 January, 2003


  • HiRes Alamy urinetestA47E73

    Utilising frequency volume chartsSubscription

    Clinical7 January, 2003


  • Update on access to nutritional supportSubscription

    Clinical21 January, 2003

    VOL: 99, ISSUE: 03, PAGE NO: 55...

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    The supply of antibiotics by NHS walk-in centre nurses using PGDs.Subscription

    Clinical28 January, 2003


  • The nursing needs of a patient with a complicated abdominal woundSubscription

    Clinical1 January, 2003

    Barry Weaver, RN.Team Leader, Gloucester Ward, Private Practice Unit, Royal Free Hospital, LondonThis paper focuses on a 67-year-old male with a long history of Crohn's disease and underlying diabetes. Robert George was admitted to hospital for an elective sub-total colectomy and ileo-rectal anastomosis due to obstructive Crohn's ileo-colitis. But he had to return to theatre four times due to postoperative bleeding, bile leakage and failure of the anastomosis.

  • Diary

    The importance of good record-keeping for nursesSubscription

    Clinical14 January, 2003

    Comprehensive records are essential in healthcare and nurses need to dedicate time to documentation

  • waiting room woman sexual health

    Sexual health in cancer careSubscription

    Clinical28 January, 2003

    The sexual concerns of patients have generally been neglected in health care (Dustow, 1994). In cancer care specifically there appears to be a conception that people with cancer do not have sex. But Shell (1995) suggests that supporting patients to retain an intimate relationship during their cancer treatment may allow them and their partner moments when they do not have to look cancer squarely in the face. Savage (1989) describes sexuality as the ‘uninvited guest’ in the nurse/patient ...

  • Sedation in the intensive care unitSubscription

    Clinical1 January, 2003

    Paul Wade, BPharm (Hons), MSc (Clin Pharm), MRPharmS. Principal Pharmacist for Clinical Services Professional Nurse 2003 Jan;18(5):285-6

  • Safeguarding children: 1. The role of health and other professionalsSubscription

    Clinical1 January, 2003

    Janet Riddell-Heaney, MA, RN, RHV, DipChild Protection, Cert Ed. Designated Nurse for Child Protection, Harrow Primary Care Trust, Harrow Professional Nurse  2003 Jan;18(5):280-4 The aim of this Study paper is to give the reader an overview of child protection. 

  • Raising awareness and detection of testicular cancer in young menSubscription

    Clinical7 January, 2003

    Men’s health issues are relatively neglected in comparison with women’s. Men often avail themselves less of medical literature and doctors than do women (Peate, 1997). Although the numbers of men affected by testicular cancer may seem relatively small, its detection is essential because the disease affects young men in their reproductive years. About half of all cases occur in men aged less than 35 years (Cancer Research UK, 2002; see Fig 1).

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